GENDER: Male (Neutered)
AGE: About 2 years
WEIGHT: About 7 Pounds
DOGS/CATS: Good with other small dogs, Not sure with cats
CHILDREN: Will be fine with older, mature children (12 or older)
Introducing Charlie the Chocolate Chihuahua! This handsome boy has beautiful dark chocolate coloring. He is ready for a forever home and hoping to win your heart!
Charlie loves his people! When we went to pick him up from the shelter, he bolted out of that pen and jumped and licked and wagged his tail like he knew he was saved! That was one happy chihuahua! And he has been a delight every day that we have had him.
Charlie gets along well with the other dogs in his foster home. Charlie wants to be a leader, and at times, wants to feel like he is in charge. We have worked with him to teach him that leadership involves getting along with his brothers and sisters! And he understands and accepts that - lol. As long as they let him be the big brother - he is super happy. We feel like he would be good in a home with other small dogs or in a home by himself.
Charlie loves his toys too! He loves to shake them dead! He also likes to de-stuff and de-squeak! Sometimes he is very methodical as he takes his toys apart. If he had been born a human, we think he would have been an engineer as he is fascinated with taking toys apart. LOL. His foster parents enjoy watching him play with his toys as he has such a carefree joy while playing! If you like to throw a ball, Charlie would LOVE to play catch with you. He will even bring the ball to you and drop it in your lap when is ready to play.
Charlie is also quite athletic. He has the longest legs! So we suspect there may be some min pin somewhere. Charlie LOVES to take walks. When we ask him if he wants to go for a walk, he will run to get his harness and leash! Charlie has literally walked over 3 miles at one time with his foster Mom and Dad. And he is willing to go on multiple walks a day. So if you are athletic and love to run or walk - this is the perfect dog for you. Note that Charlie can jump quite a bit so a secure fence will be needed around your yard.
Charlie adores his people and wants to be with you at all times. He'll hang around and watch TV with you. He loves to be on your lap or snuggling next to you. Charlie will also lay in a bed near your computer desk while you are working. He is very happy when he has humans that love him in his life. He also loves to check out the world around him by laying by the windows. He will often lay on the top of the couch, bask in the sun, and watch the world go by!
Charlie is super smart. He has learned several new tricks in the few months we have had him, and he continues to learn. Check out this YouTube video of Charlie doing some tricks for you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtqioSruGvQ
Charlie is 100% housebroken. He can hold it forever, or until you get home from work! He is also crate trained, but he would prefer to sleep in bed with you at night. Charlie is also a good watch dog. He will bark as people approach your house. But he settles down once he knows it is ok. If you like a watch dog, Charlie will volunteer for the job.
Charlie will do best in a home with mature children. He gets along well with everyone and is an active, happy little guy. If you are looking for a new family member that loves toys, walks and cuddling, please consider giving this handsome man the forever home that he longs for!
Charlie is being fostered in Dallas TX. Our CRT adoption form can be found at: http://www.chihuahua-rescue.com/adoption-application/
Charlie is neutered, micro chipped, up-to-date on shots, HW negative. and on heartworm prevention. He is ready to join a loving family - could that family be yours?
This dog is a CRT rescue. Reference checks, adoption contract and $200 adoption fee required. .
After filling out an adoption application, please email DFWCoordinator@chihuahua-rescue.com if you are interested in this dog Please be sure to read about our adoption process and then fill out an adoption application before emailing the contact person.
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